Written by experienced contributors from the renowned Mayo Clinic and containing over 200 images, the Atlas of Sleep Medicine illustrates the influence of both healthy sleep and disordered sleep on the human condition. A diverse and comprehensive text, this book considers the clinical, historical, and cultural aspects of sleep. Clinical topics include: * The physiology of sleep * Diagnostic tools in the field * Specific sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy and insomnia Historical and cultural topics include: * The evolution of sleep habits and sleep medicine * Cross-cultural aspects of sleep * How sleep affects different animals CONTENTS 1. A History of Sleep and Sleep Medicine 2. Cross-Cultural Aspects of Sleep 3. Animals and Sleep 4. The Physiology of Sleep 5. Diagnostic Tools in Sleep Medicine 6. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders 7. Narcolepsy 8. Insomnia 9. Movement Disorders and Parasomnias 10. Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders: Physiology of the Circadian Clock Lois E. Krahn, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, and Consultant, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. She is Director for Education, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic. Michael H. Silber, MBChB, FCP(SA), is Professor of Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, and Co-Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He is Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs in the Mayo School of Health Sciences. He is a past President of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Timothy I. Morgenthaler, MD, is Associate Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, and Consultant, Center for Sleep Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He is Associate Chair for Quality, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He is a Director of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.